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Red/pink Ginger, Shell Ginger, Ginger Lilly, Torch Ginger Named after botanist Prospero Alpino, the exotic tropical flower is from the “zingiberacae” or ginger family. Grown in the Far East and Africa, the leaves of Alpina are often used as foliage … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: 3 Best Summer Flowers for Gardening

The summer heat forces us to use tough and sturdy perennials in our garden, capable of withstanding the long and scorching days ahead. Thankfully though, these perennials can be quite gorgeous and colorful as well, like the following ones on … Continue reading

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Gardening Inspirational Quotes

  “If you have a Plant and a Garden, you have everything you need.” –Marcus Tullius Cicero “Gardening is not a rational act.” –Margaret Atwood “The Love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” –Gertrude Jekyll “Everything … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Spice up Your Life with the Beauty of Coloured Flowers!

Flowers are a staple gift of lovers worldwide! The delicate petals and serene beauty can express many feelings that words fail to replicate. Flowers are the best tools around to express love and adoration, and have been doing so since … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Flowers and Art in Decoration

If you have decided to make significant changes in your home, by adding some decorations you can think about creative ideas and give your home a fresh and bright airy feel. Nowadays there are thousands of ideas for innovative decorations, … Continue reading

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How to press flowers

Pressing flowers and/or leaves is a fairly simple process, you just have to be a little bit patient! 1) Use absorbent paper like newspaper or paper towel. Don’t use paper with an embossed pattern as that will give a waffle … Continue reading

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Fresh Flowers, from a vending machine?

You have to admit, it’s a novel idea. Just pop your credit card in the vending machine, choose a bouquet and voila! You have a ready made bouquet to give to a loved one… In Shanghai, China an entrepreneur has … Continue reading

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New Flower Varieties for 2014

It’s a new year & that means new flower varieties! Here are my top picks for this year… harrisseeds.com provenwinners.com ngb.org thompson-morgan.com These are my personal favourites, what are yours? Let me know in the comments!  

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Guest Post: Innovative Birthday Floral Arrangements

Flowers are an excellent gift to make a certain someone feel special. Are you interested in offering your friends or folks flowers on their birthday? The type of flower or arrangement you should choose can be based on various criteria … Continue reading

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